4SIXTEEN Theatre Company

4SIXTEEN Theatre Company – Castle Newnham School’s in-house theatre company was launched in January 2017 and is led by our full time Resident Theatre Director Tara Hutchings. The company produces full scale theatrical productions, with casts and production teams of pupils across the whole school federation (aged 4-16). This gives pupils the opportunity to perform and to be involved in specialist theatrical processes. The company produces a range of musicals, plays and pantomime as well as a number of smaller scale performances and concerts.

This school year we are proud to present the following:

Songs from the Stage: 12th November 2021

Legally Blonde Jr: 8th– 12th March 2022

Cinderella: 29th-30th March 2022

Matilda The Musical Jr: 12th-16th July 2022

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The company is a member of the National Operatic and Dramatic Association and has been nominated for many regional awards. To read all reviews of the school’s productions  please click here to be taken to the NODA website.

We were proud to go on to win the awards for:

Best Youth Performer 2019: We Will Rock You

Best Youth Production 2018 : Singin’ In The Rain
Best Youth Production 2016: The Railway Children

For more information on 4SIXTEEN Theatre Company please follow us on twitter @CN_CreativeArts or call us on 01234 300801


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